English & Psychology

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name English & Psychology
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG247
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+As an exception to the normal minimum entry requirements set out on below, Mathematics is not a requirement for this programme.

Honours Degree/level 8

Four grade O6/H7 and two grade H5.
Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics and...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP
LCVP modules can be counted as one of the passes required when considering LCE entry requirements for IT Sligo courses. CAO points are awarded as follows:

Level Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Scoring System for Eligible Applicants who hold QQI FET/FETAC Awards
A full QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 or 6 major award will have a minimum credit value of 120. Component awards, or achievement of less than 120 credits, do not constitute a full award.

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Mature Applicants

Expand+IT Sligo welcomes applications from mature students. Up to 20% of places on courses in the Institute are reserved for mature applicants. We recognise the valuable life and work experience that they bring to the courses they undertake.

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Alternative Entry

Expand+The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (gce As, A2, Avce, Double Award, Btec) Are:
Applicants must have a recognised award at Level 3 on the UK framework of qualifications. GCE AS and A Level, NVQ Level 3, Advanced Diplo...

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Number of Places 20
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Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2019/20) is payable by all students who do not qualify for a grant or scholarship. SUSI, Student Universal Support Ireland, provides financial support to eligible students. There are two elements...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content Programme Description:
The programme supports the acquisition of independent learning, critical thinking and research skills across both subject areas. It will help the student to become an independent learner with the breath of critical thinking skills that are key to ongoing study and employment opportunities. This course is intended to inspire students in both English and Psychology and is aligned to meet Teaching Council requirements for English at second level.
Subjects Taught

Expand+Course Structure:
In first year, students focus on the two core areas of English and Psychology. Subjects such as English literature, prose, poetry, drama studies and foundations of psychology allow students to develop a solid understanding of eac...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities:
Employment opportunities exist in community development, communications, arts management, research and also in the business and technology sectors.

Further Study Opportunities:
Graduates may apply to the taught MA in Leadership and Advocacy in the Early Years or a Masters/PhD by research at IT Sligo. It is expected that a number of graduates will apply to progress to the Masters in Education (M.Ed.) or to a full psychology award at other third level Institutions.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
Points History
Year Points
2019 306
2018 297
2017 297